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  1. Dolphins' defense must beware of Denard Robinson

    James Walker

    DAVIE, Fla. -- His nickname is "Shoelace." But to the Miami Dolphins, Denard Robinson is the dynamic player their defense must be wary of when they travel to face the 1-6 Jacksonville Jaguars. The Deerfield Beach, Florida, native is finding his wa...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  2. Jets sink further into abyss

    James Walker

    I have a new nickname for the New York Jets after all that's happened the past two weeks. Call them the "Bad News Jets." Whether it's on the field or off, New York continues to stumble over itself and sink further into the abyss. The latest bad...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  3. Congrats Boston TE Party's Sean Fitzgerald

    James Walker

    My biggest regret in doing our nickname search for New England Patriots tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez was that I didn't save the screen names while sifting through thousands of suggestions. I came up with the top 10 from the AFC Ea...

    Blog | January 21, 2012
  4. Final poll: Gronk-Hernandez nickname

    James Walker

    Thousands of you have weighed in, and now we have reached the championship final to nickname the New England Patriots tight-end duo of Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez. Here are the two final selections as vote by our AFC East community: "Boston...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  5. Poll No. 2: Gronk and Hernandez nicknames

    James Walker

    With thousands of responses, the AFC East blog needed two polls to narrow down the best nicknames for New England Patriots tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez. The second batch includes "Shake and Quake," "A-Rob," "Gronkski and Clutch," ...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  6. Poll No. 1: Gronk and Hernandez nicknames

    James Walker

    The people have spoken and the response was overwhelming. We received thousands of nicknames for the New England Patriots' stud tight-end duo of Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez. The suggestions poured in via the AFC East blog, Twitter and our d...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  7. Nickname for Gronkowski and Hernandez

    James Walker

    I need your help! The best tight-end tandem in the NFL doesn't have a nickname, and I'm leaving it up to you -- our AFC East community -- to decide. What should be the nickname for New England Patriots teammates Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez?...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  8. Young receivers money for Steelers

    James Walker

    PITTSBURGH -- Mike Wallace has a nickname for Steelers teammate and rookie receiver Antonio Brown. "You saw him with the game on the line; you saw 'Young Money,'" a jubilant Wallace said after Pittsburgh's 31-24 divisional playoff win over the Bal...

    Blog | January 17, 2011
  9. Palmer in the clutch

    James Walker

    Posted by's James Walker Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Keith Rivers has a nickname for quarterback Carson Palmer. "He's the new Captain Comeback," Rivers said after Cincinnati's 17-14 win over the Baltimore Ravens. After missing mos...

    Blog | October 16, 2009
  10. Examining AFC North speculation

    James Walker

    Posted by's James Walker Former Cleveland Browns general manager Phil Savage had a great nickname for this time of year: He often called it "silly season." It was one of the most hilarious and accurate statements Savage made in...

    Blog | March 20, 2009
  11. Ward trying to cement legacy

    James Walker

    AP Photo/Rob Carr Despite an injured knee, Hines Ward will be in action on Sunday. Posted by's James Walker TAMPA, Fla. -- Eleven-year veteran Hines Ward has a unique nickname amongst ...

    Blog | January 29, 2009
  12. Video: Steelers nicknames

    James Walker

    Do you know the nickname of your favorite Steelers player?...

    Blog | January 27, 2009
  13. Parker wants more TDs in 2008

    James Walker

    Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Willie Parker's touchdown production dropped significantly in 2007. Posted by's James Walker LATROBE, Pa. -- If he has his choice, "Fast" Willie Parker could have an additional nickname by t...

    Blog | August 06, 2008